Police Staffing Numbers

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PPB has 332 patrol officers to work three precincts 24/7 and answer 911 calls. This is not the total number of officers working at one time. Officers work four 10-hour shifts and have 3 days off per week. Patrol officers also have vacations, sick time, family leave and required training.

PPB Sworn Staffing Report:

Report Date: 10/05/2022

Sworn Members: 790
Officers: 534
Officers in Training: 85

Patrol Officers: 332
.......East Officers: 113
.......Central Officers: 107
.......North Officers: 112

Authorized Sworn: 882
Sworn Vacancies: 92

Authorized Officers: 605
Officer Vacancies: 71

Authorized Public Safety Support Spec: 70
Public Safety Support Specialists: 26
Public Safety Support Spec Vacancies: 44

Authorized Professional Staff: 308
Professional Staff: 269
Professional Staff Vacancies: 39


Authorized Sworn 2021: 882
Authorized Sworn 2020: 916
Authorized Sworn 2019: 1001
Authorized Sworn 2009: 1004
Authorized Sworn 2005: 1035

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